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Posted in thread: Botteling beer on 01-22-2012 at 01:20 AM
I soak in oxy-clean, triple rinse, and then run them through the dish washer on hot wash, hot
rinse, and sanitize dry; with NO detergent.
Posted in thread: Gunk on bottom of primary on 01-22-2012 at 01:17 AM
Your not really going to get any evaporation worth mentioning... Sounds like a combination of
thermal shrink, trub loss, boil off, and perhaps a little bit of mismeasurement thrown in.
Posted in thread: Failed to whirlfloc on 01-16-2012 at 01:52 AM
Chances are if you cold crash it before bottling or kegging you won't be able to tell the
Posted in thread: Need advice on carbing from someone more experienced on 01-09-2012 at 02:24 AM
Will bottling within the month harm aging? I don't intend to drink it for a good long while,
but if it will age just fine in the bottles that is much preferable to having it holding up a
Posted in thread: Need advice on carbing from someone more experienced on 01-08-2012 at 10:39 PM
I've got a big RIS in the primary right now.I'd aticipated 1.105 OG and 1.030 FG...But this is
where it stand now:1.111 OG1.025 after 8 days (and it tastes like hot gasoline, that doesn't
Posted in thread: Do some brewers confuse Vienna and Victory malts? on 01-03-2012 at 03:47 AM
Yeah you could substitute whatever hops and yeast you like. I've never brewed that myself, I
just threw it together because I like making recipes :). If you do make it let me know what
changes you mad...
Posted in thread: NOOB 1st Stout, 1st attempt at beer on 01-02-2012 at 09:21 PM
The RIS I just brewed is huge, 1.111OG, and i pitched it on a full yeast cake from a red ale,
areated the heck out of it, and put a table spoon of nutrient into the boil. Yet, no krausen in
the blow o...
Posted in thread: NOOB 1st Stout, 1st attempt at beer on 01-02-2012 at 08:47 PM
It is close to that foolproof. It doesn't seem like you did anything that should put you are
serious risk of infection. You've got a strong fermentation and it doesn't sound like you've
exposed the be...
Posted in thread: NOOB 1st Stout, 1st attempt at beer on 01-02-2012 at 07:29 PM
The worst that will happen is you will make beer. RDWHAHB
Posted in thread: BIAB mash temp issues. on 01-02-2012 at 07:25 PM
If you can make this happen on a commercial scale you have invented a perpetual motion machine.
The too hot spots are because you had insufficient mixing when you mashed in. The temperature
of the mas...